Ed Gein Rank
About Ed Gein
Ed Gein was an American serial killer. His victims were Bernice Worden and Mary Hogen. Authorities searched his house and found human bones, furniture made from human skin, as well as human skulls and body parts stolen from local graveyards. He was eventually found guilty by reason of insanity for the murders and he was confined in psychiatric institutions in 1968.
His Personal Life
He was born in Wisconsin in 1906 and he died of cancer and respiratory failure.
His profile has been an inspiration for many films and books' characters, such as Norman Bates in "Psycho", Leatherface in "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" and Buffalo Bill in "The Silence of the Lambs".
Ed Gein Rank
Ed Gein's Popularity
Ed Gein was a famous American serial killer, who was born on August 27, 1906. As a person born on this date, Ed Gein is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 27) and the 1st most popular for the year (1906).
People born on August 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ed Gein is the 75th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ed Gein's birthday, Ed Gein is the 626th most famous American.
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